Dr. David Malitz, MD

Dr. David Malitz, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. David Malitz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Evansville, IN and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Ohio Valley Eye Institute

1001 Walnut St

Evansville, IN 47713
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Malitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 91% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 77% of peers
Pterygium
normal
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Malitz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Malitz "To provide the highest quality affordable care to our patients."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

80  Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Dilatation
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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19  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • White Meml MC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Eye And Ear Infirm University Ill
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Courier and Press Best LASIK Surgeon, 2007-2012
Media & Publications

Dr. Malitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Malitz's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malitz to family and friends
185 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (185)

  • 5
    (134)
  • 4
    (17)
  • 3
    (9)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (23)

Dr. Malitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Malitz was great and LASIK surgery went smoothly, but I was very put off by being told one amount prior to surgery and finding out something totally different the day of. Get everything and I mean everything including amount insurance will offset in writing!
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Excellent care!
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I did not feel any warmth or friendliness from Dr. Malitz. He had no interesting in getting to know me or making me feel welcome to his practice. At the surgery center, he was snippy with the staff and not at all comforting during my procedure. I am satisfied with my results, but would hesitate...more
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Visited Dr. Malitz for an eye appointment needed new glasses... after my exam he then discussed Lazer Surgery when I told him I was not interested his whole attitude changed and he became rather nasty and left the room with no explation & his nurse came in. I guess Lazer is his Money Maker so he...more
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I am very pleased with my surgery on my eyes. I can see and read without glasses. Wonderful!
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